At METALPRODEX members have 24 hours 7 days access to the market and can place sell and buy orders. Within regular trading hours orders are processed instantly. Orders placed outside regular trading hours will be registered and processed
at the start of the next trading day. The Trading Calendar regulates trading days and hours taking into account weekends and public holidays at the exchange and warehouse locations.
METALPRODEX trading hours are as follows:
Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00 CEST
Saturday - Sunday: closed
German National Holidays: closed
Dutch National Holidays: closed
The trading platform MTPX is accessible 24x7 with scheduled maintenance windows.
Orders can be placed outside trading hours. Contracts are only concluded within trading hours.
There are six auctions by metal and product type throughout the trading day (all times CET/CEST):
10:30 - 10:45 Aluminium
10:55 - 11:10 Copper
11:20 - 11:35 Zinc
11:45 - 12:00 Lead
14:00 - 14:15 Aluminium
14:25 - 14:40 Copper
After successful matching of orders on the Spot Market all payments are due within two
trading days. This excludes Saturdays, Sundays and German and Dutch public holidays.
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Trading Premiums: New contracts from March 2017
New Premium contracts allow now to trade premium components of the all-in price and enable hedging using the base price.
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Registering Metal: Online Hold Requests
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Welcome to METALPRODEX
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The products traded on MTPX follow standard specifications. Download the product specifications here.
Get familiar with warehouse locations, admission standards and processes.